bySin, To-chʻŏl; Rutkowski, Conrad P; Pak, Chong-min, 1956-
The Quality of Life in Korea: Comparative and Dynamic Perspectives Author: Doh Chull Shin, Conrad P. Rutkowski, Chong-Min Park Published by Springer Netherlands ISBN: 978-90-481-6152-2 DOI: 10.1007/978-94-017-0281-2 Table of Contents: The Quality of Life in Korea: Comparative and Dynamic Perspectives Demographic Trends and Their Social Implications Social Change and Stratification Economic Crisis and Its Consequences Democratization and Its Consequences Stability and Change in Korean Values... Topics: Quality of life, Quality of life
byMassachusetts. Dept. of Commerce and Development
...surveys, through pictures, graphs and brief text, the assets and liabilities of MA; refers to industry, transportation, cultural and educational resources, tax structure, etc.; a copy of this item was in the BRA collection.. Topics: Quality of Life, Statistics
...a promotional brochure setting forth the views of prominent Massachusetts people concerning Massachusetts quality of life and economic opportunity together with supporting text; includes many color photos; this item was in the BRA collection.. Topic: Quality of Life
...presents the results of a household survey conducted in the Dorchester, Roxbury and Jamaica Plain sections of Boston; the survey investigates residents' opinions about the future of their rneighborhoods and their perceptions of change in their neighborhoods; the survey also inquired into the process by which residents had chosen their homes and explored the factors influencing that decision, particularly the information soruces they had relied on in buying a home and choosing a neighborhood;... Topics: Quality of life, Home ownership, Quality of life, Public opinion, Quality of life, Quality of life Source: bplgovdocs
Challenges for Quality of Life in the Contemporary World: Advances in quality-of-life studies, theory and research Author: Wolfgang Glatzer, Susanne Von Below, Matthias Stoffrege Published by Springer Netherlands ISBN: 978-90-481-6741-8 DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4020-2903-5 Table of Contents: Challenges for Quality of Life Social Quality and Quality of Life Bringing Together the Concepts of Quality of Life and Sustainability Subjective Measures of Well-Being in Developing Countries Towards Enhancing... Topics: Social sciences, Quality of life, Quality of life, Quality of life, Quality of life, Social sciences
bySirgy, M. Joseph; Rahtz, Don R; Yi, Tong-jin, 1962-; International Society for Quality of Life Studies; Community Quality-of-Life Conference (2002 : Williamsburg, Va.)
Community Quality-of-Life Indicators: Best Cases Author: M. Joseph Sirgy, Don Rahtz, Dong-Jin Lee Published by Springer Netherlands ISBN: 978-90-481-6612-1 DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4020-2202-9 Table of Contents: Vital Signs: Quality-of-Life Indicators for Virginia’s Technology Corridor The Sustainable Community Model Approach to the Development and Use of Multi-Dimensional Quality of Life Indicators Taking Indicators to the Next Level: Truckee Meadows Tomorrow Launches Quality of Life Compacts A... Topics: Quality of life, Social indicators, Quality of life, Social indicators
Conversation with Herb about the quality of life and mutual understanding. This conversation has been recorded in Herald Square in NYC. Topics: mutual understanding, quality of life Source: Innomind.org
Quality-of-Life Research on Children and Adolescents Author: Anne Dannerbeck, Ferran Casas, Marta Sadurni, Germà Coenders Published by Springer Netherlands ISBN: 978-90-481-6635-0 DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4020-2312-5 Table of Contents: Acknowledgements Research on Assessment of Life Satisfaction of Children and Adolescents The Influence of Parent and Peer Attachments on Life Satisfaction in Middle Childhood and Early Adolescence A Cross-Cultural Comparison of the Dimensions of Child and Adolescent... Topics: Children, Teenagers, Quality of life
Preparado para o "Seminário sobre Política de Desenvolvimento Social", Fundação Getúlio Vargas, Escola Brasileira de Administração Pública, 3 a 5 de setembro de 1973. Publicado em Revista de Ciências Sociais (Fortaleza) 5, 2, 1974, pp. 101-111. Se o fim do desenvolvimento econômico é homem, é necessário poder avaliar se este fim está sendo atingido quando a economia se desenvolve, e em que medida. Existe uma conhecida correlação entre riqueza econômica e bem estar,... Topics: Social Development, Quality of Life
The Repugnant Conclusion: Essays on Population Ethics Author: Torbjörn Tännsjö, Jesper Ryberg Published by Springer Netherlands ISBN: 978-1-4020-2472-6 DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4020-2473-3 Table of Contents: Introduction Overpopulation and the Quality of Life Two Parfit Puzzles Critical-Level Population Principles And The Repugnant Conclusion O Repugnance, Where Is Thy Sting? Resolving The Repugnant Conclusion Person-Based Consequentialism And The Procreation Obligation Person-Affecting Moralities... Topics: Population, Overpopulation, Quality of life
The word “Menopause” literally means the “end of monthly cycles.” Menopause is derived from the Greek word - mensis meaning -month and pausis meaning cessation. According to Indian menopause society (IMS) research, the average age of Indian menopausal women is 47. 5 years. In the present study, the quality of life was assessed in 50 menopausal women aged 40-60 years residing in Agra city. Mean age of menopause was 45. 6 years. 42% were women... Topics: Menopause, Quality of Life Scale
...presents information about the users of Chinatown, who they are and why they use the neighborhood; includes data on place of residence, race and ethnicity (including Chinese, Vietnamese and Cambodian), educational attainment, age distribution, household size, family income, reasons for visiting Chinatown, frequency of visits, frequency of Asians' visits to Chinatown, place of work of Chinatown residents and non-residents, sources of information used by users on activities in the... Topics: Public opinion, Quality of life
...presents issues that emerge from recent new migration of young professionals to and from cities; discusses reasons for their choice and their feelings about city life; emphasis is on Boston neighborhoods, especially the South End; this item was in the BRA collection.. Topics: Gentrification, Neighborhood, Quality of life
Youth Resilience and Culture: Commonalities and Complexities Author: Linda C. Theron, Linda Liebenberg, Michael Ungar Published by Springer Netherlands ISBN: 978-94-017-9414-5 DOI: 10.1007/978-94-017-9415-2 Table of Contents: Pathways to Resilience in Context Understanding Cultural Contexts and Their Relationship to Resilience Processes Resilience and Culture: The Diversity of Protective Processes and Positive Adaptation Cultural Pathways to Resilience: Opportunities and Obstacles as Recalled... Topics: Philosophy, Quality of life, Humanities, Quality of life, Psychology, Applied, Psychology, Positive...
Self-Reported Population Health: An International Perspective based on EQ-5D Author: Agota Szende, Bas Janssen, Juan Cabase Published by Springer Netherlands ISBN: 978-94-007-7595-4 DOI: 10.1007/978-94-007-7596-1 Table of Contents: Introduction Data and Methods Population Norms for the EQ-5D Cross-Country Analysis of EQ-5D Data Socio-demographic Indicators Based on EQ-5D Topics: Medicine, Public health, Quality of life, Quality of life, Biomedicine, Biomedicine general, Public...
Tourism, particularly coastal tourism is conceived as instrumental in transforming the society economy and the environment of a locality. Beyond the research on environmental dimension, only a limited number of empirical work could be noted on its impact on the social dimension-Quality of Life (QOL) of a community. Further, the available studies are mostly descriptive and explored residents’ perceptions of the impacts and resultant attitudes on QOL, and thus, of limited use for planning... Topics: Coastal tourism, Impacts, Quality of Life
byInternational Multispecialty Journal of Health (IMJH)
Abstract— Diabetes is a disease which is on continuous increase specialy in country like India. It involve is a multisystem so intend to affect quality of life of patients. So this study was conducted on 250 Diabetes Mellitus patients to observe their quality of life on various domains viz Physical, Mental, Social and environmental through WHOQOL-Bref questionnaire. It was found that 54.4% were unable to level their quality of life, they say neither good nor bad. But 23.2% were feeling bad... Topics: Diabetes Mellitus, Quality of Life, WHOQOL-Bref.
* " Eric X. Li:A tale of two political systems " (2013-06, ted.com) [ archive.is/mHMEV ], transcript [ archive.is/uTW3E ], commentary from TED Talks [ archive.is/vWB4l ]. TED Talks presents a political line in accordance with USA State Dept. and DOD, and this speech is akin to a western liberal analysis of politics and economics and refers nothing to Marxism or class struggle (the lecturer describes himself as a "venture capitalist gambler"), yet the audience is clapping... Topics: China, Communism, USA, Democracy, Quality of Life
...provides a profile of the City to representatives of a French auto manufacturing firm (Renault); gives college enrollment figures, commuting times to downtown, population statistics, employment figures, construction details and other data; a copy of this item was in the BRA collection.. Topics: Quality of life, Socioeconomic Conditions, Statistics
Psychische Gesundheit in der Arbeitswelt: Soziale und ökonomische Relevanz für Gesellschaft und Unternehmen Author: Nicole Susann Roschker Published by Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden ISBN: 978-3-658-04415-2 DOI: 10.1007/978-3-658-04416-9 Table of Contents: Psychische Erkrankungen als Tabuthema in der Arbeitswelt Burnout als Fokusthema der Medien und der Öffentlichkeit Psychische Gesundheit als gesellschaftliches Issue – ökonomische und soziale Relevanz Warum sollte die psychische... Topics: Economics, Quality of life, Industrial management, Quality of life, Economics/Management Science
byFava, Giovanni Andrea; Ruini, Chiara; SpringerLink (Online service)
Increasing Psychological Well-being in Clinical and Educational Settings: Interventions and Cultural Contexts Author: Giovanni Andrea Fava, Chiara Ruini Published by Springer Netherlands ISBN: 978-94-017-8668-3 DOI: 10.1007/978-94-017-8669-0 Table of Contents: Culture and the Promotion of Well-being in East and West: Understanding Varieties of Attunement to the Surrounding Context The Individualized and Cross-Cultural Roots of Well-being Therapy The Place of Psychological Well-being in... Topics: Philosophy, Public health, Quality of life, Early childhood education, Quality of life, Psychology,...
An Integrated View of Health and Well-being: Bridging Indian and Western Knowledge Author: Antonio Morandi, A.N.Narayanan Nambi Published by Springer Netherlands ISBN: 978-94-007-6688-4 DOI: 10.1007/978-94-007-6689-1 Table of Contents: Well-Being in the West: Hygieia Before and After the Demographic Transition The Psychosomatic View The Perspectives on Reality in Indian Traditions and Their Implications for Health and Well-Being Concept of Health in Āyurveda Determinants of Health and... Topics: Philosophy, Quality of life, Regional planning, Quality of life, Clinical psychology, Psychology,...
byConnerley, Mary L., editor; Wu, Jiyun, editor; SpringerLink (Online service)
Handbook on Well-Being of Working Women Author: Mary L. Connerley, Jiyun Wu Published by Springer Netherlands ISBN: 978-94-017-9896-9 DOI: 10.1007/978-94-017-9897-6 Table of Contents: Uncovering the Complexities of the Relationship Between Women and Well-Being in the Workplace: An Introduction Workplace Discrimination and the Wellbeing of Minority Women: Overview, Prospects, and Implications Fat Women Need Not Apply: Employment Weight Discrimination Against Women Countering Heteronormativity;... Topics: Social sciences, Quality of life, Quality of life, Psychology, Applied, Social sciences, Quality of...
byShek, Daniel T. L., editor; Chung, Po, editor; SpringerLink (Online service)
Promoting Service Leadership Qualities in University Students: The Case of Hong Kong Author: Daniel T.L. Shek, Po Chung Published by Springer Singapore ISBN: 978-981-287-514-3 DOI: 10.1007/978-981-287-515-0 Table of Contents: Service Leadership Qualities in University Students Through the Lens of Student Well-Being The Role of Service Leadership in the University’s GE Curriculum: The HKBU Experience Service Leadership in an Uncertain Era Service Leadership Education Embedded in a Social... Topics: Philosophy (General), Quality of life, Educational psychology, Quality of life, Psychology,...
...this quality of life survey of the residents of Boston's South End neighborhood includes the following: a demographic profile, a housing profile, a definition of neighborhood boundaries as they exist in the minds and behavior patterns of South End residents, a profile of the sources of the Boston Redevelopment Authority and representation on which South End residents rely for spokesmanship, assistance and advocacy in their dealings with government and society, a description of South End... Topics: Political participation, Public opinion, Quality of life, Socioeconomic Conditions Source: bplgovdocs
byMassachusetts. Metropolitan Area Planning Council
...this paper serves as background information for developing strategies related to housing / neighborhood preservation and development for the metropolitan Boston region; covers fiscal benefit / cost to municipalities, environment, energy and other natural resources, transportation, social impacts, and overall impacts; presents conclusions reached; this item was in the BRA collection.. Topics: Housing, Cities and Towns, Municipal Finance, Quality of Life
...describes a five year urban renewal social program to improve the quality of life in Boston's Roxbury, Jamaica Plain and Dorchester neighborhoods that will involve child day care, health services, education, business opportunities, better sanitation, drug prevention and job training; a copy of this item was in the BRA collection.. Topics: Community development, Quality of life, Social service, Urban renewal Source: bplgovdocs
...text of a speech given to a gathering of architects at Princeton University commenting on the decline in good architecture and design in general, the forces that lead to mediocre public buildings, and what should be done to improve the situation so as to improve the quality of American life; this item was in the BRA collection.. Topics: Logue, Edward J, Architecture, Quality of life, City planning Source: bplgovdocs
...a detailed progress report on an effort to "help create more vital communities and enrich the lives of Massachusetts citizens by bringing together diverse sectors - culture, business, education and government - to create a shared vision and mutually owned agenda for statewide cultural development for the next decade."; this item was in the BRA collection.. Topics: Art, Arts, Culture, Music, Quality of Life, Theater Source: bplgovdocs
...a brief description of a BRA community improvement program involving students in which they received wages in exchange for helping to improve the quality of life in various neighborhoods; this item was in the BRA collection.. Topics: Boston Redevelopment Authority, Community development, Neighborhood, Quality of life, Students
...a report on a cooperative urban renewal effort to improve the quality of life in the South End; describes the program accomplishments for 1966 and sets forth a program for 1967; a brief two year report on this program is kept on BRA/1913; copies of this item were in the BRA collection.. Topics: Housing, Community development, Quality of life, Youth Programs Source: bplgovdocs
The article draws on a specific slice of data about gender-based violence from a recent Quality of Life (QoL) survey conducted amongst 16,729 respondents in Gauteng. While gender-based violence comes in multiple forms, the focus of the survey was on spousal or partner violence. The survey posed a provocative statement to respondents about the circumstances under which a man is justified in hitting or beating his wife/partner, i.e. if she goes out without telling him; if she doesn’t look after... Topics: Gender-based Violence, Quality of Life, South Africa, Gauteng